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Pankaj Advani Biography

Pankaj Arjan Advani is India's leading billiards and snooker player. With 8 World in billiards and snooker titles in his kitty, he is slated as one of. the best all-round billiards and snooker player India has ever produced. In the year 2000 he won his first Indian Junior Billiards Championship title and then went on to win it again in 2001 and 2003. In 2003 he won the India Junior Snooker Championship which made him the youngest National Snooker champion. Advani made his debut at the Asian Billiards Championship 2002 and went on to win the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World Snooker Championship 2003 in China at the age of 18 years. He also won the IBSF World Billiards Championship in 2005 at Qawra, Malta. In 2005, he achieved a "grand double" by winning both the time and point formats at the IBSF World Billiards Championships 2005, and he repeated the same feat at the 2008 Championships held in Bangalore, India. Pankaj Advani won the World Professional Billiards title (WPBSA) held at Leeds in 2009. In April 2012, Advani won the Asian Billiards Championship in Goa, India to become the first person in the history of the sport to win 5 Asian Titles. In October 2012, Advani won his seventh World Billiards title, comprehensively beating defending champion Mike Russell in the final. Pankaj Advani won the World Snooker Championship conducted by IBSF in 2003 in China. Pankaj has won everything there is to be won in the world of Billiards, a feat achieved by no other.  

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World champion Pankaj Advani shuts down cricket fan who questioned his achievements
World champion Pankaj Advani shuts down cricket fan who questioned his achievements
Pankaj Advani has held the World, Asian and Indian championship titles in 2005, 2008, and 2012.
Indian Cue Masters League 2017: Gujarat Kings to clash with Delhi Dons in the finals of Indian Cue Slam
Indian Cue Masters League 2017: Gujarat Kings to clash with Delhi Dons in the finals of Indian Cue Slam
The Delhi Dons, on the other hand, had to fight it out against the better organised Bengaluru Buddies for their tryst with destiny.
Gujarat Kings and Delhi Dons to face off in Indian Cue Masters League final
Gujarat Kings and Delhi Dons to face off in Indian Cue Masters League final
The Kings stunned the fancied Chennai Strikers to enter the final.
Bengaluru Buddies stun Chennai Strikers, Delhi Dons notch up first win in Cue Slam - Indian Cue Masters League
Bengaluru Buddies stun Chennai Strikers, Delhi Dons notch up first win in Cue Slam - Indian Cue Masters League
In a dramatic Icon Match, Darren Morgan (Wales) stunned Pankaj literally with just a few seconds to go to make it 2-all.
Indian Cue Masters launched, 25 stars picked during players’ draft
Indian Cue Masters launched, 25 stars picked during players’ draft
It will be a five team affair with franchises from leading cities across the country competing for honours.
Pankaj Advani takes dig at Indian cricketers after defeating Pakistan to win Asian Snooker Championship
Pankaj Advani takes dig at Indian cricketers after defeating Pakistan to win Asian Snooker Championship
Advani continues to bring in laurels for India.
Pankaj Advani wins 7th Asian title, beats Sourav Kothari in Asian Billiards Championship final
Pankaj Advani wins 7th Asian title, beats Sourav Kothari in Asian Billiards Championship final
The 31-year-old made a comeback from 3-1 down to win 6-3.
Pankaj Advani crowned National Snooker Champion
Pankaj Advani crowned National Snooker Champion
Pankaj Advani defeated Pandurangaiah in a one-sided final encounter to be crowned the National champion.
Current system makes athletes beg for recognition, says Sharath Kamal
Current system makes athletes beg for recognition, says Sharath Kamal
The two-time CWG gold medallist was shocked at learning that Pankaj Advani was not considered for the Padma Bhushan.
Hurt after Padma awards snub, Jwala Gutta asks if her credentials are not good enough
Hurt after Padma awards snub, Jwala Gutta asks if her credentials are not good enough
Jwala Gutta has voiced her grievance and wonders what it will take for her to win the award.
Pankaj Advani vents his anger after Padma Bhushan snub
Pankaj Advani vents his anger after Padma Bhushan snub
Advani deserves the Padma Bhushan. And it's time he gets it.
Pankaj Advani wins Kolkata Open National Snooker
Pankaj Advani wins Kolkata Open National Snooker
Advani secures yet another crown.
Top players cruise in Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship
Top players cruise in Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship
Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta had easy outings on the first day of the 3rd Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship.
Pankaj Advani calls for an athlete-centric sports policy in India
Pankaj Advani calls for an athlete-centric sports policy in India
Advani feels that the efforts of Indian athletes should be supported by a strong sports code in the country.
Sportskeeda's Indian Sportsperson of the Year 2016 – No. 15 to No. 6
Sportskeeda's Indian Sportsperson of the Year 2016 – No. 15 to No. 6
Indian athletes have excelled at a multitude of sports this year. We look at the 25 best Indian sporting performances in 2016.
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